The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 14 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Unix 2 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 3.17% 6.73% 7.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.22% 41.18% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 12
Average daily rate £525 £450 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +86.90%
Unix
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Docklands, London region.

Operating Systems Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 17 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 14.29% 16.35% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 29
Average daily rate £574 £425 £543
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -21.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £325 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £677 £511 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unix across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix across the Docklands, London region.

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix across the Docklands, London region.

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region citing Unix also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Unix.

1 5 (55.56%) SQL
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
2 4 (44.44%) Investment Banking
3 3 (33.33%) BladeLogic
3 3 (33.33%) IBM
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) Front Office
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 2 (22.22%) SUSE
4 2 (22.22%) Perl
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) MySQL
4 2 (22.22%) IIS
4 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
4 2 (22.22%) Middleware
4 2 (22.22%) Unisys
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) LINC
4 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region citing Unix also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Unix. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) FTP
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (11.11%) Multicast
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) SSH
2 1 (11.11%) Unicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) MySQL
3 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Investment Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Build and Release Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Build Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration and Release Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Release and Configuration Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Release Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Software Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Software Configuration Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Software Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Software Release Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk C++ Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Biometrics
1 1 (11.11%) CLARiiON
1 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk
1 1 (11.11%) Grid Computing
1 1 (11.11%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) SUSE
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
2 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
2 1 (11.11%) SDLC
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Test Management
2 1 (11.11%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
3 3 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) LINC
4 2 (22.22%) Perl
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) Korn
5 1 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) COREP
1 1 (11.11%) FINREP
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) NFS
1 1 (11.11%) Samba
1 1 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (11.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) BladeLogic
2 1 (11.11%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (11.11%) Control-M
2 1 (11.11%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) Unisys
4 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
4 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
4 1 (11.11%) BMC
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) Forcepoint
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Sybase
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec
4 1 (11.11%) Veritas